Toasted Tomato Sandwich with Herbed Cream Cheese
Indulge in the delectable flavours of summer with our Toasted Tomato Sandwich featuring a delightful twist - a luscious Herbed Cream Cheese infused with our signature Gourmet Inspirations Veggie Fusion garnish. This scrumptious sandwich showcases the natural sweetness of fresh garden-ripe tomatoes, perfectly complemented by the herbaceous and savoury notes of our Veggie Fusion blend, consisting of sea salt, sesame seeds, onion flakes, and a selection of tantalizing herbs and spices.
To prepare this delightful treat, start by whipping up the Herbed Cream Cheese, combining creamy and tangy cream cheese with the herbaceous allure of Veggie Fusion. Next, layer the cream cheese mixture onto slices of your favourite bread, allowing it to serve as a flavourful foundation for the star ingredient - luscious, juicy tomato slices straight from the garden.
Assemble the sandwich by pairing the bread slices with the Herbed Cream Cheese spread alongside fresh tomatoes, creating a mouthwatering union of rich creaminess and vibrant garden goodness. Once the sandwich is complete, toast it to perfection until the bread turns golden and crispy, enhancing the flavours and textures.
The result is an enchanting harmony of tastes and textures, with the Herbed Cream Cheese's delightful herbal undertones beautifully mingling with the succulent sweetness of the tomatoes. Each bite bursts with a medley of flavours, leaving you with a sense of satisfaction and a craving for just one more mouthful.
Enjoy this Toasted Tomato Sandwich as a refreshing lunchtime option, a delightful snack, or even a crowd-pleasing party appetizer. It's a culinary masterpiece that elevates the classic tomato sandwich to new heights, all thanks to the tantalizing Gourmet Inspirations Veggie Fusion garnish, adding that extra touch of magic to each bite.
So, go ahead and treat your taste buds to this sensational creation - a medley of garden-fresh goodness and savoury creaminess, encased in perfectly toasted bread. A simple yet indulgent recipe that celebrates the joys of summer, bringing together the best of nature's bounty and a fusion of enticing flavours.
For the Herbed Cream Cheese:
- 4 oz (113g) cream cheese, softened
- 1 tablespoon Gourmet Inspirations Veggie Fusion garnish (Sea salt, sesame seeds, onion flakes, herbs/spices)
For the Toasted Tomato Sandwich:
- 8 slices of your favourite bread (whole grain, white, or sourdough)
- 2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
- Herbed Cream Cheese (from the above recipe)
- Butter or margarine, softened
- Prepare the Herbed Cream Cheese: In a small bowl, mix the softened cream cheese with the Gourmet Inspirations Veggie Fusion garnish until well combined. Set it aside.
- Assemble the Toasted Tomato Sandwich: a. Lay out the bread slices on a clean surface. b. Spread a generous layer of the Herbed Cream Cheese on one side of each bread slice. c. Arrange the fresh tomato slices on half of the bread slices, covering the cream cheese layer.
- Put the Sandwich Together: a. Place the other slices of bread, cream cheese side down, on top of the tomato slices to form sandwiches. b. Press gently to ensure the sandwiches hold together.
- Toast the Sandwiches: a. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat. b. Spread a thin layer of butter or margarine on the outer side of each sandwich. c. Place the sandwiches in the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until the bread turns golden brown and the cheese is slightly melted.
- Serve: Once the sandwiches are nicely toasted, remove them from the skillet. Let them cool for a minute before cutting them diagonally or into halves. Serve your delicious Toasted Tomato Sandwich with a side of chips, salad, or your favourite beverage.
Enjoy your mouthwatering Toasted Tomato Sandwich with the flavorful Herbed Cream Cheese and the added goodness of Gourmet Inspirations Veggie Fusion garnish! It's a delightful treat for any time of the day.